The Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research (JCC Fund) was established by the Childs Family in 1937, to honor the memory of Jane Coffin Childs. Inspired by the founding purpose to support research into the causes and treatment of cancer, the Fund’s mission has broadened to support fundamental scientific research that advances our understanding of the causes, treatments, and cures for human disease. 

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JCC Annual Symposium reconvenes in person

The JCC Annual Symposium was held on Roosevelt Island between May 5th and May 7th. This year marked the first in-person Symposium since 2019, due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was also the first year […]

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Transitions in JCC Administration

Kim Roberts led JCC into the internet era In 1998, Kim Roberts was working for a temporary agency and was assigned to work as an Administrative Assistant in Dr. Joan Seitz’s lab at Yale University. […]

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